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iOS 8 review: 3 months later
Three months ago we reviewed iOS 8, arguably the most jam-packed versions of the iPhone and iPad operating system we've seen since the introduction of the App Store back in 2008. Since then we've gotten updates — up to iOS 8.1.2 on the production branch and iOS 8.2 beta 2 on the developer branch. We've gotten bug fixes, performance enhancements, and even more new features. But with the good comes the bad. With new possibilities come new frustrations and with new workflows come new bugs. So, how has it held up? How are we liking iOS 8 now, some three months later?
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iPhone 6 Plus captures iconic New York City 'Holiday Wonders'
34 min ago
Minecraft: Story Mode coming out in 2015 from Telltale Games and Mojang
In a major surprise, Telltale Games announced today it was teaming up with developer Mojang to create Minecraft: Story Mode, an episodic game series that will be released sometime in 2015 that's based on Mojang's hugely popular sandbox game.
46 min ago
Stronghold Kingdoms preparing to siege Mac
Stronghold Kingdoms is a sprawling free-to-play medieval strategy game, and it's coming soon to Mac. You'll develop your own little fiefdom, build up a castle, trade with neighbors, and go to war when the time is right. There's an in-depth technology research tree to work through, plus a card system in place for getting tactical bonuses.
49 min ago
This perfect iPhone 6 hard case is 46% off the list price today!
The SURFACE Case with kickstand is the perfect iPhone 6 hard case; combining a super-slim design, protective outer shell and a magnetic kickstand for convenient viewing. The exterior also features a custom soft coating that provides additional grip to help prevent accidental drops. Available in 8 colors for just $18.95
1 hour ago
djay Pro for Mac takes your music mixing to the next level
djay, Algoriddim's award winning music mixing app, has just gone pro. djay Pro for Mac, to be exact. What that means is more power, more features, and the same incredible interface and ease of use you know and love.
2 hours ago
How to use Passbook: The ultimate guide
Passbook is Apple's digital wallet. It collects all your tickets, boarding passes, and coupons, all in one place. With Apple Pay in the U.S., Passbook will even store your credit and debit cards. Location aware, Passbook can conveniently present appropriate cards for you right on the lock screen whenever you get close to your coffee shop or airport. Always connected, Passbook can even update your balance or gate number in real time so you always know how much you have or where you need to be. Best of all, Passbook is really easy to use!
2 hours ago
Procreate Pocket now available for on-the-go doodlers
The excellent iPad drawing app Procreate has been reimagined for iPhone. Procreate Pocket continues to offer an array of brushes, layers, adjustments for hue, saturation, and brightness, and continuous auto-save, so you never have to worry about losing your masterpiece. At the same time, the devs have updated their iPad app with iCloud Drive, AirDrop, and AirPrint support, along with Palm Support, which allows you to use touch gestures while resting your hand on the screen.
2 hours ago
The console and PC RPG Lords of the Fallen is coming to the iPhone and iPad in 2015
Lords of the Fallen, the acclaimed fantasy role playing game that was released for current generation consoles and the PC earlier this fall, will be making its way to mobile devices, including the iPhone and iPad sometime in 2015
3 hours ago
Total War: Shogun 2 - Fall of the Samurai joins the battle on OS X
Total War: Shogun 2 - Fall of the Samurai is now available for Mac, introducing the acclaimed standalone expansion pack by developer The Creative Assembly and published by Sega. Joining the base version of this expansion pack will be a Collection Edition, which includes four faction packs. Total War: Shogun 2 was released on Mac back in July.
4 hours ago
Amazon launches Prime Now to deliver essential goods to your doorstep within the hour
Amazon is rolling out a new service called Prime Now through which the retailer will offer one-hour deliveries of essential goods when ordered via the dedicated Prime Now app. The service is exclusively available to current Prime subscribers, and is live in Manhattan, with more cities to follow in 2015.
5 hours ago
UK operators will invest £5 billion in infrastructure to solve network 'not-spots'
The UK government has managed to reach an agreement with local operators to work on the issue of nationwide 'not-spots': areas restricting access to basic mobile functions due to weak signal coverage. EE, O2, Three and Vodafone will invest a guaranteed £5 billion to improve mobile infrastructure by 2017 with the aim to provide 90 per cent of the UK with both voice and text coverage.
11 hours ago
iMore show 434: Award winning
The iMore show brings you everything you need to know about the week in iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple! On this episode Earlier this week we released our iMore best of 2014 awards and now we're getting together to read them out loud and offer some expanded thoughts and commentary. From iPhone 6 Plus to Apply Pay, Pixelmator to Monument Valley, Apple Leather Case to all the rest, join Rene Ritchie, Serenity Caldwell, Ally Kazmucha, and special guest Georgia Dow for a dramatic reading of all the winners and runners up!
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14 hours ago
New tax changes could affect App Store pricing for E.U. shoppers
Apple has sent out an email to iTunes Connect developers announcing a change in how taxes are calculated for App Store purchases in the European Union. Starting January 1, 2015, Apple will charge customers the value-added tax, or VAT, rate based on the country in which they reside rather than calculating a flat VAT rate for all countries in the European Union.
15 hours ago
Apple raises $20 million for AIDS research with Product Red initiative
It looks like Apple's Product Red initiative turned out to be a major success. In total, the tech juggernaut reportedly raised more than $20 million for AIDS research through donations from portions of Black Friday and Cyber Monday proceeds, as well as partnerships with (RED)-branded apps.
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